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Brewster F2A-2 Buffalo ( 44 in. / 111.8 cm )


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Brewster F2A-2 Buffalo

Brewster F2A-2 Buffalo

The Brewster F2A Buffalo was a US Navy carrier-based fighter aircraft which saw service early in World War II. Designed and built by the Brewster Aeronautical Corporation, it was one of the first U.S. monoplanes with an arrestor hook and other modifications for aircraft carriers. Although superior to the Grumman F3F biplane it replaced, the Buffalo was largely obsolete when the United States entered World War 2 being unstable and overweight, especially when compared to the Japanese Mitsubishi A6M Zero. The model presented here is a 44" span sport scale model designed by Jack Bale for electric propulsion; an Astro Flight 25 is suggested for power. The plans sheet shows detailed wing construction information, including structure and linkages for ailerons and flaps. Details of the stubby, barrel-shaped fuselage, specifically the fuselage longitudinal keels, are not shown in as much detail, and this reviewer presumes the fuselage is planked with sheet balsa.

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ID: 79962
File Size: 686.7 KB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Fighter
Scale:Scale (1:8)
Motor: Electric-Powered
Motor Size:50-To-150-Watt 
Wingspan: 44 in. / 111.8 cm
Designer: Jack Bale
Date: 09/1997
Weight Class:500g-To-1000g (17.6oz-To-35.2oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: aeroastro
Added: 25/03/2015 16:18
Updated: 28/03/16 07:49:57am
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Plan ID:79962
Keywords:Brewster Buffalo US Navy carrier scale electric Jack Bale 44" span
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:5-ch
Functions:Ailerons-Flaps-Elevator-Rudder-Throttle
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 44 in. / 111.8 cm
Wingspan Class:100cm-To-125cm (40in-To-50in)
Wing Position:Mid-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Electric-Powered
Motor Size:50-To-150-Watt 
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:500g-To-1000g (17.6oz-To-35.2oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Date:09/1997
Designer:Jack Bale
Restorer:30560
Category:PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans
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